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Thank you for your interest in volunteering at the Henry B. Plant Museum. Whether behind the scenes, at the front desk or in the middle of the action, a volunteer’s time and talent are precious commodities. We appreciate your willingness to share of yourself.

We are looking for energetic, enthusiastic people to assist in Museum operations. Share your interest in arts and history and enjoy the opportunity to work in this unique environment. Volunteers at the Museum spend time at the Welcome Desk, in the Museum Store, and serve as Docent for both field trips and adult groups. We welcome volunteers ages 16 and up. Volunteers are needed Tuesday through Saturday and we ask for a minimum commitment of 5 hours per month. Flexible scheduling and group volunteer opportunities are available.

For more information please read the position descriptions posted here and contact us at or 813.258.7302.

Types of Volunteer Positions 

The following volunteer positions are avaialble at the Henry B. Plant Museum.


Docents are knowledgeable emissaries of the Museum, able to share facts, stories and our lifestyle approach to interpretation with the public.  Docents are valued educators who lead school field trips and adult tours.  Docents should display flexibility, responsibility and respect with regards to Museum visitors, staff, and other volunteers. Learn more about being a docent.


As a Greeter you are the first person a visitor sees as they enter the building. The Greeter is responsible for selling admission tickets, memberships and programs as well as answering questions from the general public. Learn more about being a greeter.

Store Assistant

Store Assistants oversee the running of the Museum Store during open hours.  They assist customers with purchases, ring up items and complete transactions, restock merchandise, and clean/straighten between customers. Learn more about being a store assistant. 

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